Annual Rabies Clinic and Pet Adoption Fair
Hempstead Town Animal Shelter
Times: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
3320 Beltagh Avenue
Held in cooperation with the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, low cost rabies vaccines are available at this annual event. Please register your pets in advance by calling (516) 785-5220. There is a $10 fee (CASH ONLY) per vaccination and a limit of three pets vaccinated per household. Pregnant pets cannot be vaccinated. For the safety of all participants, cats must be brought in carriers and dogs must be leashed.All dogs must be licensed in order to receive a rabies vaccination. Please bring the current license with you to the program, or the purchase of a new license will be required. The Town Clerk's Office will be on hand to issue dog licenses to residents of unincorporated areas within the Town of Hempstead. The cost of a license for a non-neutered male or a non-spayed female dog is $10.50. The cost of a license for a neutered male or spayed female dog is $2.50. Spay/neuter certificates must be submitted as proof. For licensing questions call the Town Clerk's office at (516) 489-5000 ext. 3033.Microchipping is an important way to reunite lost pets with their owners and you can have your pet chipped at the fair for only $25.Adopt a loving dog or cat at the pet fair...it's free! Your new pet will receive free immunizations, and all adoption fees will be waived! All adopted pets will be microchipped and will receive free spaying or neutering. You only have to pay a nominal state license fee for dogs.